The Brooklyn Peace Center is an asset-based community organization that aims to promote and embody peace in Brooklyn and beyond by equipping community residents with the necessary resources, tools and opportunities to become peacebuilders.
Addie and Jason are in conversation with Rev. Dr. Emma Jordan-Simpson, executive director of Fellowship of Reconciliation.
Addie and Jason talk with Cesar Garcia, general secretary of the Mennonite World Conference, a global communion of Anabaptist related churches that serves some 1.5 million members around the world, distributed in more than 10,000 Mennonite, BIC, and other Anabaptist congregations. Rev. García is from Bogotá, Colombia, and his appointment in 2011 marked the first time a leader from the global South has served in this leadership role.
Addie and Jason are in conversation with Nobel Peace Laureate Leymah Gbowee, a Liberian peace activist, trained social worker and women’s rights advocate.
Malinda Elizabeth Berry
Jason and guest cohost Kayla Berkey talk with Dr. Malinda Elizabeth Berry, ethicist and theologian, about Shalom Political Theology as the connective tissue and intersectional space that holds together liberation theologies and practical peacemaking for long-term social transformation.
Elizabeth Soto Albrecht
Addie Banks and guest cohost Gregory Vanderbilt talk with Rev. Dr. Elizabeth Soto Albrecht about uprooting generation family violence through practicing peacemaking. Dr. Soto Albrecht is author of "Family Violence: Reclaiming a Theology of Nonviolence" (Orbis Books) and the forthcoming "Liberating the Politics of Jesus: Renewing Peace Theology through the Wisdom of Women."